Category: India

Heavy rains in India, Sri Lanka kill 41, authorities say

CHENNAI/COLOMBO, Nov 11 (The Remnants) – Heavy rains across southern India and Sri Lanka have killed at least 41 people, authorities said on Thursday, with weather forecasters expecting the downpours to ease in the next few days as stricken communities pumped out the deluge. The Indian Meteorological Department forecast light to moderate rain in most […] Read More

More than 20 dead after Massive flooding hits southern India

KOCHI, India, Oct 18 (The Remnants) – Leaders in the southern Indian state of Kerala opened near-overflowing dams on Monday after at least 22 people died when heavy rains lashed the region over the weekend. Rainfall across Keralatriggered flash floods and landslides in several areas, with the Indian army and navy called out to rescue […] Read More

India fears Nipah virus outbreak after 12-year-old dies in Kerala

As India ramps up its own COVID-19 vaccination effort after a slow start, the country’s health officials are racing to head off a new threat: an outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus. The containment effort is taking place in the southern state of Kerala, India where a 12-year-old boy died of the Nipah virus in Kozhikode. Several […] Read More

A 16 year old Pastor in India was thrown with Acid for doing Prayer Meetings

It’s one thing to hear reports about our brothers and sisters around the world being persecuted for their faith. It’s another to receive a firsthand report from friends, replete with graphic pictures. But that’s what happened to me last week when some of my closest friends in the world, Christian colleagues in India, sent me […] Read More

Extremely rare black tiger spotted in India

An extremely rare black tiger was spotted in India by amateur photographer Soumen Bajpayee. The melanic tiger is found only in Odisha, a state in eastern India. Ultra-rare BLACK tiger is spotted in India: Animal lover photographs predator with highly unusual colouring— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) November 4, 2020 These big wild cats are […] Read More

Severe hailstorms wreak havoc across India, destroy homes and crops

Bouts of hailstorms since the past weeks have wreaked havoc in various parts of India. In Mizoram, hail lashed about 795 houses as confirmed by disaster management and rehabilitation minister Lalchamliana on April 29, 2020. In Haryana, more than 250 000 ha (618 000 acres) of rabi crops were ravaged by heavy showers and hail over the past […] Read More

Bird Flu and Covid 19 Hits India at the same Time

Two localities in Patna have been tested positive for bird flu. Thousands birds have been culled in Kerala. A patient has also been confirmed positive for swine flu in Bihar. Several died from Monkey fever. What’s more for India? While 1.3 billion people went under “total lockdown” for 21 days to combat the spread of […] Read More

India: Police beat Christians, force them to pose like Christ on the cross while mocking Jesus

Christians falsely accused of forcefully converting Hindus to Christianity were brutally beaten by a drunken police officer who then ordered them to pose like Christ on the cross.  Morning Star News reports that on March 15, a group of Hindu extremists stormed a church gathering in India’s Uttar Pradesh state brandishing hockey sticks and steel rods. Accusing […] Read More

A third of the planet is now under Lockdown – Global economy on the Brink

People gather at a pharmacy in Mumbai following the Indian prime minister’s announcement of a government-imposed nationwide lockdown (AFP Photo/Indranil MUKHERJEE) New Delhi (AFP) – India ordered its billion-plus population on Tuesday to stay inside for three weeks, bringing a third of the world under lockdown as the coronavirus pandemic forced Japan to postpone the […] Read More

India’s economy ‘major winner’ from global oil price collapse

Falling energy prices could reduce India’s inflation and lower the cost of its import bills, economists say. That could, in turn, help narrow the country’s trade and current account deficits. According to Radhika Rao, an economist at Singapore’s DBS Group, “a prolonged spell of low oil prices will support discretionary purchasing power.” That refers to the amount […] Read More

‘The Worst Communal Violence in Decades’: Religious Freedom Advocates Sound the Alarm in India

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is sounding the alarm about violence against religious minorities in Delhi, India.  Mobs are terrorizing the streets, targeting mostly Muslims. Christians are also being targeted for evangelizing. Last week more than 40 people were killed, hundreds more were injured in brutal attacks. It’s the culmination of tensions […] Read More

Meteorite strikes factory compound in India leaving 20 foot crater

A meteorite crashed into a factory compound in Rajasthan’s Alwar village, India early Tuesday local time, February 11, 2020, leaving a 6 m (20 feet) deep crater in the compound. The event was captured on videos, showing the sky lit up as the meteor pummels into the ground. No building damage has been reported. The phenomenon occurred at […] Read More

Jharia India: The City of Hell Built Over a Giant Burning Pit

This is hell city! Jharia sits over a huge underground fire that has burned for 100 years. And sometimes, huge burning craters open up and swallow everything above them. Eternal fires are burning just below the earth’s surface in Jharia, India, slowly consuming a vast store of coal and occasionally opening immense chasms that swallow everything […] Read More

Beachgoers Swim in Toxic Foam in Chennai (Video)

“There will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. Men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.”Luke 21:25-26, NIV. Would you also swim in […] Read More